Godwin – Ty

I will not let cowards prevail over what turned out to be my most complete marathon yet. – Ty Godwin (April 15, 2013)

Posted on Apr 15, 2013 in 2013, Colorado, F 50 - 54, Godwin - Ty

I will not let cowards prevail over what turned out to be my most complete marathon yet. – Ty Godwin (April 15, 2013)

At the onset of my running career (wouldn’t that be great if it was a career?) at the age of 40, I had never run before in my life. There was no cross-country or track team for me growing up. In fact, I was diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis in Junior High and would come in “dead last” in P.E. class when we would have to run around the baseball field. Going through some major life changes at the age of 40, I took up running, mainly running for health reasons, doing an occasional 5k. I didn’t attempt a marathon until after my wife bought me Hal Higdon’s book, and I decided to race...

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